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Vizio M550NV 55" RazorLED LCD Preview

Vizio 550NV 55” RazorLED LCD

Vizio 550NV 55” RazorLED LCD


  • Product Name: 550NV 55” RazorLED LCD
  • Manufacturer: Vizio
  • Review Date: April 02, 2010 01:05
  • MSRP: $1829.99
  • First Impression: Pretty Cool
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Model #: M550NV 

  • Size: 55"
  • Viewable: 54.64" diagonal; 16:9 Aspect Ratio
  • Tuner: ATSC/QAM
  • Native Panel Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Signal Compatibility: 1080p (FHDTV), 1080i, 720P, 480P, 480i
  • Colors: 1.06 Billion @ 10bit
  • Computer Support: 
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 1,000,000:1
  • Brightness: 450 nits
  • Response Time: 8ms
  • Viewable Angle: 178/178 degrees (horizontal/vertical)
  • Pixel/Dot Pitch: 0.63mm (H) x 0.63mm (V)
  • SRS TruSurround HD: Yes
  • SRS TruVolume: Yes
  • SRS TruSurround XT: No


  • HDMI with HDCP 3
  • RF Connector for Internal Tuner 1
  • Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio: 1
  • Composite Video: 1
  • S-Video: 
  • Computer RGB: 1
  • Ethernet: 1
  • USB Ports: 
  • Music (MP3):  
  • Video (MPEG):   
  • Photo (JPEG):  



  • HDMI with HDCP 1 
  • RF Connector for Internal Tuner  
  • Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio:  
  • Composite Video:  
  • S-Video:  
  • Computer RGB:  
  • USB Ports: 3 
  • Music (MP3):  
  • Video (MPEG):  
  • Photo (JPEG):  



  • SPDIF Digital Optical: 1
  • Stereo Audio: 1 
  • Headphones:



  • Refresh Rate: 120Hz
  • Smooth Motion: No
  • LED: Yes - edge lit
  • Picture-in-Picture (PIP): Yes
  •  Picture-outside-Picture (POP): Yes
  • Zero Bright Pixel Defect Guarantee: Yes 
  • V-Chip: Yes
  • 3D Comb Filter: Yes
  • 3:2 or 2:2 Reverse Pull-down: Yes
  • ATSC with 8VSB & QAM demodulation: Yes
  • ATSC with MPEG-2 decoding: Yes
  • NTSC Video decoding via Video: Yes via RF or Composite Video
  • Progressive Scan Video: Yes, thru Component VGA or HDMI
  • Color Temperature: 5400K, 6300K and 9300K
  • Color Fine Tuning: Independent Red, Green and Blue
  • Speakers: Built-in 15W x 2 Speakers
  • Panel Lamp Life (typical): 50,000 Hours
  • Voltage Range: 100~240Vac at 50/60Hz
  • Power Consumption: 125W(avg), 0.93 Standby
  • VIZIO Remote Control: Bluetooth Universal Remote VUR10



  • Gross: 92.59lbs
  • Net With Stand: 73.41lbs
  • Without Stand: 66.36lbs



  • With Stand: 55.36"W x 34.11"H x 12.24"D
  • Without Stand: 55.36"W x 31.41"H x 1.99"D
  • Packaging Dimensions: 60.16"W x 38.39"H x 15.00"D







  • Hole Pattern: VESA standard 400mm X 200mm
  • Screw Size: M8
  • Screw Length: 20.0mm
  • Screw Pitch: 1.25 mm  


VIZIO WARRANTY One Year Parts & Labor Free Lifetime Technical Support

Executive Overview

VIZIO’s M550NV 55” Razor LED LCD HDTV with VIZIO Internet Apps puts the best of the web right on your TV screen, giving you the convenience of on-demand movies, TV shows, social networking, music, photos and more with just the push of a button! With built-in Wi-Fi (802.11n) and a customized Bluetooth® universal remote with a slide out QWERTY keypad, the M550NV boasts sharp detail with full 1080p high definition and RazorLED™ backlighting for brilliant clarity all in a razor thin design.

This stylish HDTV delivers superior audio using SRS TruSurround HD and SRS TruVolume for advanced virtual surround sound, and has four HDMI ports to connect up to four HDMI devices to your HDTV. The M550NV also exceeds ENERGY STAR 4.0 Guidelines to reduce energy consumption and has built-in ambient light sensing technology, which automatically adjusts backlight levels to the brightness of its surroundings.

Audioholics hasn't yet done a formal review of this product, but we wanted to get as much information as possible to our readers in order to help them make the best possible purchasing decisions. If possible, we will provide additional info or even a product review at a later date.

For more information, please visit: http://www.vizio.com/flat-panel-hdtvs/m550nv.html

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